The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 295 520 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.62% 7.24% 7.88%
As % of the System Software category 49.08% 58.49% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 242 433 535
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,325
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
601 889 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.41% 12.37% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 486 722 817
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -21 107 £32,125 +7.08% 12
Cambridgeshire 0 90 £35,000 +22.80% 20
Essex -11 51 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Suffolk -15 22 £30,000 +3.44% 5
Bedfordshire -39 19 £37,500 -9.09% 3
Norfolk -29 6 £32,000 -4.47% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 549 (80.74%) Windows
2 411 (60.44%) Microsoft
3 338 (49.71%) Windows Server
4 311 (45.74%) VMware
5 257 (37.79%) MS Exchange
6 216 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 189 (27.79%) DNS
8 180 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 177 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 170 (25.00%) ITIL
11 164 (24.12%) Citrix
12 161 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 152 (22.35%) MS Office
14 150 (22.06%) Firewall
15 149 (21.91%) Office 365
16 144 (21.18%) DHCP
17 143 (21.03%) Cisco
18 131 (19.26%) TCP/IP
19 129 (18.97%) Linux
20 127 (18.68%) SQL Server
21 119 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
22 116 (17.06%) SQL
23 106 (15.59%) WAN
24 99 (14.56%) SCCM
24 99 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
25 98 (14.41%) LAN
26 97 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
27 96 (14.12%) Windows 7
28 95 (13.97%) SAN
29 87 (12.79%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 257 (37.79%) MS Exchange
2 99 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (7.06%) IIS
4 47 (6.91%) SharePoint
5 41 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (6.03%) Skype for Business
6 39 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.03%) Apache
9 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.59%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.29%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.29%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 152 (22.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.44%) Simulink
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) assyst
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.44%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.44%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.29%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Line 50
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 149 (21.91%) Office 365
2 97 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.94%) PaaS
5 12 (1.76%) SaaS
6 11 (1.62%) Mimecast
7 10 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.44%) IaaS
10 3 (0.44%) iTunes
11 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 189 (27.79%) DNS
2 150 (22.06%) Firewall
3 144 (21.18%) DHCP
4 131 (19.26%) TCP/IP
5 106 (15.59%) WAN
6 98 (14.41%) LAN
7 95 (13.97%) SAN
8 74 (10.88%) VPN
9 40 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
10 38 (5.59%) VoIP
11 26 (3.82%) VLAN
12 23 (3.38%) iSCSI
13 18 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (2.65%) Internet
14 15 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (2.21%) MPLS
14 15 (2.21%) Network Security
15 14 (2.06%) NAS
15 14 (2.06%) PBX
16 13 (1.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (1.62%) MySQL
6 9 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.88%) GIS
9 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.59%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQLite
12 1 (0.15%) Power BI
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.44%) Subversion
3 2 (0.29%) JIRA
3 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.15%) Ant
4 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.15%) FishEye
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) JUnit
4 1 (0.15%) Maven
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (9.26%) Finance
2 29 (4.26%) Retail
3 13 (1.91%) Manufacturing
3 13 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.32%) Local Government
5 8 (1.18%) Publishing
6 5 (0.74%) Front Office
7 3 (0.44%) Banking
7 3 (0.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.29%) Electronics
8 2 (0.29%) French Language
8 2 (0.29%) German Language
8 2 (0.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.29%) Military
8 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.15%) Advertising
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 152 (22.35%) Analyst
2 129 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 119 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 91 (13.38%) IT Support
5 75 (11.03%) Support Analyst
6 72 (10.59%) IT Engineer
7 61 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 60 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 52 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 51 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
11 43 (6.32%) Administrator
12 41 (6.03%) Windows Engineer
13 40 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
14 38 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
14 38 (5.59%) Service Analyst
14 38 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
15 36 (5.29%) Consultant
16 33 (4.85%) IT Analyst
17 32 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 30 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.82%) Web Services
2 20 (2.94%) .NET
3 16 (2.35%) HTML
4 12 (1.76%) CSS
5 6 (0.88%) EDI
6 5 (0.74%) jQuery
7 4 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.59%) Entity Framework
7 4 (0.59%) J2EE
7 4 (0.59%) XML
7 4 (0.59%) XMPP
7 4 (0.59%) XSL
8 3 (0.44%) REST
9 2 (0.29%) Ajax
9 2 (0.29%) Flash
9 2 (0.29%) RESTful
9 2 (0.29%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.29%) SOAP
10 1 (0.15%) JSON
10 1 (0.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 29 (4.26%) Replication
4 28 (4.12%) Mathematics
5 19 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.21%) User Experience
7 13 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.91%) Clustering
7 13 (1.91%) Fat Client
7 13 (1.91%) Thin Client
8 12 (1.76%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.32%) CESG
9 9 (1.32%) iPad
10 8 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
11 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.88%) CMDB
12 6 (0.88%) Handset
12 6 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 549 (80.74%) Windows
2 338 (49.71%) Windows Server
3 177 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (18.97%) Linux
6 96 (14.12%) Windows 7
7 76 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (7.94%) Windows 8
9 36 (5.29%) Windows 10
10 31 (4.56%) Unix
11 23 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (2.79%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.47%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.03%) Android
15 6 (0.88%) CentOS
15 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.88%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.00%) ITIL
2 49 (7.21%) Service Delivery
3 44 (6.47%) Mentoring
4 41 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (5.59%) E-Commerce
6 32 (4.71%) Change Management
7 29 (4.26%) Service Management
8 28 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
9 27 (3.97%) Information Security
10 25 (3.68%) Migration
11 24 (3.53%) High Availability
12 23 (3.38%) Change Control
13 22 (3.24%) Problem Management
14 21 (3.09%) Coaching
15 20 (2.94%) Time Management
16 19 (2.79%) Server Building
17 18 (2.65%) Presales
17 18 (2.65%) Server Virtualisation
18 16 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
19 15 (2.21%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.06%) SQL
2 75 (11.03%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.26%) C
4 18 (2.65%) VB
5 14 (2.06%) VBScript
6 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.32%) Perl
7 9 (1.32%) Python
8 7 (1.03%) Java
8 7 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.88%) C#
10 5 (0.74%) PHP
11 4 (0.59%) C++
11 4 (0.59%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.15%) Tcl
13 1 (0.15%) VB6
13 1 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 119 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (11.03%) MCSE
3 47 (6.91%) MCITP
4 42 (6.18%) Security Cleared
5 37 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 37 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (4.85%) Degree
7 32 (4.71%) MCSA
8 31 (4.56%) CCNA
9 25 (3.68%) MCP
10 23 (3.38%) CISSP
11 20 (2.94%) MCTS
12 18 (2.65%) CISM
12 18 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (1.62%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.47%) MCDST
15 9 (1.32%) CCNP
16 8 (1.18%) CISA
17 7 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.65%) SLA
2 18 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.74%) COBIT
4 5 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.44%) ECSS
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) DICOM
7 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 216 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (12.79%) Hyper-V
3 66 (9.71%) vSphere
4 49 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (5.88%) XenApp
6 32 (4.71%) VMware ESX
6 32 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 27 (3.97%) Terminal Services
7 27 (3.97%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.88%) XenServer
12 5 (0.74%) vCloud
13 4 (0.59%) Firmware
13 4 (0.59%) FreeRADIUS
13 4 (0.59%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 99 (14.56%) SCCM
2 40 (5.88%) SCOM
3 21 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 14 (2.06%) WSUS
5 8 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.88%) Nagios
8 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.74%) QRadar
8 5 (0.74%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (0.74%) vRealize
9 4 (0.59%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.59%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.59%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 411 (60.44%) Microsoft
2 311 (45.74%) VMware
3 164 (24.12%) Citrix
4 143 (21.03%) Cisco
5 87 (12.79%) HP
6 58 (8.53%) NetApp
7 44 (6.47%) EMC
8 35 (5.15%) Veeam
9 28 (4.12%) Dell
10 26 (3.82%) CheckPoint
11 23 (3.38%) Computacenter
11 23 (3.38%) Intel Security
12 20 (2.94%) IBM
13 19 (2.79%) Symantec
14 18 (2.65%) SolarWinds
15 14 (2.06%) Oracle
15 14 (2.06%) Remedy
16 12 (1.76%) CA
17 11 (1.62%) 3PAR
17 11 (1.62%) Juniper
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Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
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